Privacy Policy


Thank you for your interest in our online presence. The protection of your personal data is very important to us. At this point, we would like to inform you about the privacy in our company. Of course, we comply with the statutory provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), the Telemedia Act (TMG) and other data protection regulations.
You can trust us with your personal data! They are encrypted by digital security systems and transmitted to us. Our websites are protected against damage, destruction or unauthorized access by technical measures.
General note and mandatory information

Designation of the responsible authority

The responsible data processing unit on this website is:

TAURUS Instruments AG
Mr. Stephan Heise
Döbereinerstraße 21
99427 Weimar

The responsible body, alone or together with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (such as names, contact details, etc.).

Subject of data protection

The subject of data protection are personal data. According to section 3 (1) BDSG, these are individual details of personal or factual circumstances of a specific or identifiable natural person. This includes e.g. information such as name, postal address, e-mail address or telephone number, but possibly also usage data such as your IP address

Scope of data collection and storage

In general, the use of our website does not require you to provide personal information. In order for us to be able to provide our services, we may need your personal data. This applies to the sending of information material or ordered goods as well as to the answering of individual inquiries.
If you entrust us with the provision of a service or the delivery of goods, we only collect and store your personal data as far as it is necessary for the provision of the service or the execution of the contract. It may be necessary to share your personal information with companies we cooperate with to provide the service or to process the contract. These are e.g. transport companies or other service providers.
After completion of the contract, your data will be blocked and deleted after expiry of the tax and commercial regulations, unless you have expressly consented to any further use of data.

Earmarked data usage

We respect the principle of earmarked data usage and collect, process and store your personal information only for the purposes for which you have provided us with information. A transfer of your personal data to third parties will not take place without your express consent, unless this is necessary for the provision of the service or for the performance of the contract. The transfer to government institutions and authorities entitled to receive information only takes place within the scope of the statutory information obligations or if we are obliged to provide information by a court decision.
We also take corporate privacy very seriously. Our employees and the service companies commissioned by us have been obliged by us to secrecy and to comply with the data protection regulations.

Revocation of your consent to data processing

Only with your express consent data processing is possible. A revocation of your already given consent is possible at any time. For the revocation an informal message by e-mail is sufficient. The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

Right to complain to the competent authority

As the person affected, you have the right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority, in case of a breach of data protection regulations. The following link provides a list of data protection officers and their contact details: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

Right to data transmission

You have the right to receive the data we process on the basis of your consent or in fulfillment of a contract automatically to you or to third parties. The provision will be done in a machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of data to another person in charge, this will only be done to the extent that it is technically feasible.

Right to information, correction, blocking, deletion

You have the right within in scope of the applicable legal provisions to be provided with free information about your stored personal data, source of the data, their recipients and the purpose of data processing and, if necessary, a right to correct, block or delete this data at any time. In this regard and also to further questions on the subject of personal data, you can always contact us via the contact options listed in the imprint.

SSL or TLS encryption

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content that you send to us as a site operator, our website uses an SSL or TLS encryption. Thus, data you submit via this website, won’t be readable for others. You will recognize an encrypted connection at the "https: //" address bar of your browser and at the lock icon in the browser bar.

Data Protection Officer

We have appointed a data protection officer:

Mr. Stephan Strickmann
Döbereinerstraße 21
99427 Weimar
Tel.: 03643 4174 15
E-Mail: s.strickmann@taurus-instruments.de

Server log files

In server log files, the website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically sends to us. These are:
- Visited page on our domain
- Date and time of the server request
- Browser type and browser version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- IP address
There is no fusion of this data with other data sources. The basis for data processing is section 6 (1b) DSGVO, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or pre-contractual measures.

Contact form

Data submitted via the contact form, including your contact details, will be stored to process your request or to be available for follow-up questions. A disclosure of this data will not take place without your consent.
The processing of the data entered into the contact form takes place exclusively on the basis of your consent (section 6 (1) DSGVO). A revocation of your already given consent is possible at any time. For the revocation an informal message by e-mail is sufficient. The legality of the data processing operations carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
Data submitted via the contact form will remain with us until you request us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage or until we no longer need to retain your data. Mandatory statutory provisions - especially retention periods - remain unaffected.

Cookies

Our website uses cookies. These are small text files, which are stored by your web browser on your device. Cookies help us making our website more user-friendly, effective and secure.
Some cookies are "session cookies." Such cookies are automatically deleted after the end of your browser session. On the other hand, other cookies remain on your device until you delete them yourself. Such cookies help us to recognize you when you return to our website.
With a modern web browser, you can monitor, restrict or prevent the setting of cookies. Many web browsers can be configured to automatically delete cookies when the program is closed. The deactivation of cookies may result in limited functionality of our website.
The setting of cookies, which are necessary for the performance of electronic communication processes or the provision of certain functions desired by you, takes place on the basis of section. 6 (f) DSGVO. As the operator of this website, we have a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies for the technically flawless and smooth provision of our services. If other cookies are set (e.g. for analysis functions), they will be treated separately in this privacy policy.

Google Analytics

Our website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. Web analytics service provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses "cookies." These are small text files that your web browser stores on your device and allow analysis of website usage. Information generated by cookies about your use of our website is transmitted to a Google server and stored there. Server location is usually the US.
Google Analytics cookies are set on the basis of section. 6 (1f) DSGVO. As the operator of this website, we have a legitimate interest in the analysis of user behavior in order to optimize our website and possibly also advertising.
IP anonymization
We use Google Analytics in conjunction with the IP anonymization feature. It ensures that Google shortens your IP address within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. There may be exceptions where Google transmits and truncates the full IP address to a server in the United States. Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate your use of the website, to report on website activity, and to provide us with other services related to website activity and internet usage. There is no merger of the Google Analytics transmitted IP address with other Google data.

Browser plugin

The setting of cookies through your web browser can be prevented. However, some features of our website may be restricted. Likewise, you can prevent the collection of data relating to your website use, including your IP address and subsequent processing by Google. This is possible by downloading and installing the browser plug-in accessible via the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Opposition to data collection

You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected on future visits to our website: Disable Google Analytics.
For details on how to handle user data on Google Analytics, please refer to the Google Privacy Policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.

Order processing

To fully comply with legal data protection requirements, we have entered into a contract processing agreement with Google.

Demographics in Google Analytics

Our website uses the demographics feature of Google Analytics. It can be used to generate reports that contain statements on the age, gender and interests of the site visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertising from Google and third-party visitor data. An assignment of the data to a specific person is not possible. You can disable this feature at any time. This is possible through the ad settings in your Google Account or by generally prohibiting the collection of your data by Google Analytics, as explained in the section "objection to data collection".

Source: Datenschutz-Konfigurator von mein-datenschutzbeauftragter.de

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